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Re: The countdown is to....
« Reply #120 on: June 26, 2010, 09:54:45 AM »
I'm excited... and want a Graham doll.

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Re: The countdown is to....
« Reply #121 on: June 26, 2010, 10:15:17 AM »
I'm excited... and want a Graham doll.

What my dad did was got an Aladdin doll, very similar to this one, --He bought it from some kid as we were exiting a Park one day in 1996. He then ''shaved'' off a bit of Aladdin's head (for example, he got rid of Aladdin's cap and made his head a bit more round to accodomate an Adventurer's Cap.

He then got paint, or dye, not sure which, and dyed Aladdin's hair grey (to create the King Graham of KQV). He got fabric of some sort from a store which supplied doll stuff to make the shirt, and cut it of course to approximate the appearence of Graham's tunic. And for the belt, he got a thicker form of the wire that usually wraps around other wires (For example, that little cord that comes with a new set of headphones which is wrapped around the headphone wire to keep it from dangling loose) and dyed it dark black and I believe got the head of a thumb tac and painted it yellow/gold for the belt.

He got more fabric from the supply store and shaped it into pants, dyed it (but it came out Blueish Purple instead of purely blue), and for the boots we took the boots off another doll, I forget which.

We also later got an "Amulet" for him--My dad bought a crystal, brought a tiny chip off of it and tied the chip to a small piece of not leather but something like it, and tied it and put it over Graham's neck. However his amulet has since been lost.

Graham also had an Adventurer's Cap, but it kept falling off his head and it  got lost. My dad made two, and both were lost.

Also--If you look close in that picture of me, in my other hand there's Cedric. My dad took a stuffed animal of a bird (not an Owl though), gave him a Vest and monocle and that was Cedric to accompany Graham.

I even named my third Cockatiel, whom I got in the Summer of 1997, Cedric after KQ5. From '95 to '97 I was HUGE into KQ. Still am  :o

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Re: The countdown is to....
« Reply #122 on: June 26, 2010, 10:27:28 AM »
Your dad is awesome.

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Re: The countdown is to....
« Reply #123 on: June 26, 2010, 10:32:13 AM »
Very awesome!

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Re: The countdown is to....
« Reply #124 on: June 26, 2010, 10:36:27 AM »
Our apologies, by the way, for sending that newsletter so many times! As you may have guessed, we had a spot of difficulty getting it work as expected. The spamming was unintentional!

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Re: The countdown is to....
« Reply #125 on: June 26, 2010, 10:37:20 AM »
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So what if I am, huh? Anyways, I work better when I'm drunk. It makes me fearless! If I see a bad guy, I'll just point my sword at him and saaaaaaaaaay, "Hey! Bad guy! You're not s'posed to be here! Go home or I'll stick you with my sword 'til you go, 'Ouch! I'm dead!' Ah-ha-ha!" Ha-ha. *hic* See? Ain't no one gonna be messin' wit' ol', Benny!

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Re: The countdown is to....
« Reply #126 on: June 26, 2010, 10:40:31 AM »
I wish we knew about other KQ fans back then--My dad could've opened a Graham Doll making business  :D Lol!

Until around 2003, when I came here (with my original account) I didn't even realize there were other King's Quest fans--Out of my circle of friends and family I was the only one who liked the games.

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Re: The countdown is to....
« Reply #127 on: June 26, 2010, 10:44:26 AM »
Our apologies, by the way, for sending that newsletter so many times!
It's cool; you guys are awesome, so, at least in my eyes, you're forgiven. ;)
I wish we knew about other KQ fans back then--My dad could've opened a Graham Doll making business  :D Lol!
No kidding. I would have bought one.
Until around 2003, when I came here (with my original account) I didn't even realize there were other King's Quest fans--Out of my circle of friends and family I was the only one who liked the games.
I'm in the same boat, although it was at TTLG (iirc) that I discovered that there were other adventure game fans. Even then, though, I didn't realize just how highly King's Quest and other Sierra adventure games were thought of among gamers.
So what if I am, huh? Anyways, I work better when I'm drunk. It makes me fearless! If I see a bad guy, I'll just point my sword at him and saaaaaaaaaay, "Hey! Bad guy! You're not s'posed to be here! Go home or I'll stick you with my sword 'til you go, 'Ouch! I'm dead!' Ah-ha-ha!" Ha-ha. *hic* See? Ain't no one gonna be messin' wit' ol', Benny!

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Re: The countdown is to....
« Reply #128 on: June 26, 2010, 10:59:38 AM »
Im confused, there Never was a C&D Letter, these Guys were just playing us because they were not ready to release TSL  ???

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Re: The countdown is to....
« Reply #129 on: June 26, 2010, 11:01:00 AM »
And to kick off another new bit... just threw this together.
Check the linked mp3  :D

http://www.mediafire.com/?fyxz2m5uyzt

A few more hours yet  :D
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Re: The countdown is to....
« Reply #130 on: June 26, 2010, 11:04:53 AM »
Im confused, there Never was a C&D Letter, these Guys were just playing us because they were not ready to release TSL  ???
No, there was. I've seen it (well, a scan of it, anyway).
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Re: The countdown is to....
« Reply #131 on: June 26, 2010, 11:16:40 AM »
It dropped to five digits!  ;D
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Re: The countdown is to....
« Reply #132 on: June 26, 2010, 07:10:59 PM »

I totally had that!  AND Jasmine, who had an exta purple outfit. :yes:
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